10 Tips For Writing Powerful Articles

Written by Michael Pollock

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6. Keep your paragraphs short. Ideally, 4-6 lines per paragraph is what you want to shoot for. It looks and feels much more appealing torepparttar reader to see "bite-sized" paragraphs.

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Using these 10 tips should help you write powerful articles that get published and read. Above all else, remember this. A writer writes. So - first - be a writer in your own mind.

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15 Key Questions About Writing Your Own Tips Booklet

Written by Paulette Ensign

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8. Who besidesrepparttar reader can benefit from this material? Are there manufacturers, suppliers, distributors whose business activities can profit by distributing your contents?

9. Is there language that is peculiar to your topic? Have you considered how you will monitor and treat that in your content?

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14. How would short anecdotes be useful in supporting your materials? Would they get inrepparttar 129805 way or enhance your content?

15. Do your tips need visual support with graphics to allow them to be more fully understood? Is clip art adequate or do you need original art?

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